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The application to the Honors Program consists of an online application form, a letter of recommendation to the Honors Program, and an informational meeting. The Honors Program application is completely separate from the general University application. When you complete the online application form, you will need to provide the following information:

  • Contact Information
  • Name, title/position, employer, and email address of person submitting your letter of recommendation
  • “Who I Am” Essay Requirements
    Write an essay that gives us a clear sense of who you are both in and out of an academic setting. Use any of the following words—or their opposites—in composing your essay: innovative, impulsive, artistic, courageous, devout, compassionate, independent, decisive, perseverant, flaky, outspoken, respectful, passionate, rational, pensive, detailed, competitive, outgoing, confident, genuine, optimistic, curious, reflective, focused, empathetic, solitary, patient, flexible.
    4000 character maximum length (approximately 600 words).

Honors Program Application

If you are unable to complete an online application form, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement at 503.943.7857 to make alternate arrangements.

Questions?
503.943.7857 | honors@up.edu